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Donor Support Increases for UN-REDD

With commitments now totaling US$169.9 million, the UN-REDD Programme starts 2013 with more donor support than ever.
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UN-REDD at COP18 and Forest Day 6

At the UNFCCC Climate Change talks (COP18) in Doha last month, the UN-REDD Programme engaged in a number of events aimed at building national REDD+ capacities; Norway and UN-REDD announce US$30 million for a second phase of REDD+ in Viet Nam.
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REDD+ Progress in Bhutan and Cambodia

Over the past few months, UN-REDD Programme partner countries Bhutan and Cambodia have taken important steps forward in their REDD+ readiness efforts.
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New Head of UN-REDD Secretariat

Mr. Mario Boccucci is appointed the new Head of the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.
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UN-REDD Advances Work on Safeguards and Multiple Benefits of REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme recently brought together forestry experts from across the world to increase awareness of the multiple benefits of REDD+, and build capacity for developing REDD+ safeguards.
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Forest Experts Collaborate to Develop New Forest Governance Guide

The UN-REDD Programme recently convened a group of experts from around the world to start developing a new resource to help collect and measure data related to forest governance.
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Features & Commentary

REDD+ in Indonesia – Is Indonesia Ready?

After three years of effective REDD+-readiness work, supported by Indonesia's UN-REDD National Programme, the country is progressing towards the next phase of its REDD+ efforts.
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By: Rogier Klaver


More Countries Engage with IPCC's Emission Factor Database

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has an emission factor database that is becoming an essential tool to countries, particularly in the context of REDD+.
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By: Matieu Henry

 

Reports &  Analysis

New UN-REDD Publications

The UN-REDD Programme has recently released several new publications tackling various technical REDD+ issues including REDD+ safeguards, freedom of information, land tenure, forest finance, and free, prior and informed consent.
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DRC Finalizes Series of Studies on Drivers of Deforestation

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently finalized a series of five studies undertaken on the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, as part of the country's REDD+ preparation process.
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Three New Go-REDD+ Issues from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

The latest issues from the UN-REDD Programme "Go-REDD+" Asia-Pacific listserv explore some alternative thinking on REDD+ implementation; discuss how best to ensure rural communities benefit from REDD+; and highlight best practices for reforestation and forest restoration.
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In this issue

News

Donor Support Increases for UN-REDD

UN-REDD at COP18 and Forest Day 6

REDD+ Progress in Bhutan and Cambodia

New Head of UN-REDD Secretariat

UN-REDD Advances Work on Safeguards and Multiple Benefits of REDD+

Forest Experts Collaborate to Develop New Forest Governance Guide

Features & Commentary

REDD+ in Indonesia – Is Indonesia Ready?
By: Rogier Klaver

More Countries Engage with IPCC's Emission Factor Database
By: Matieu Henry

Reports & Analysis

New UN-REDD Publications

DRC Finalizes Series of Studies on Drivers of Deforestation

Three New Go-REDD+ Issues from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

Looking ahead

Scoping mission to Colombia
21-24 January, 2013: Bogotá, Colombia

Republic of the Congo Inception Workshop
22-25 January, 2013: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Regional Forum and Workshop on Anti-Corruption and Free, Prior and Informed Consent for REDD+
29 January-2 February, 2013: Lima, Peru

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